Lindau Family History

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Lindau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Lindau, which is named with Old High German linta ‘lime tree’ + ouwa ‘water meadow’ or ‘island’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Landau, Linda, Linde, Lind, Linder, Lindon, Lindle, Littau, Linden

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Lindau Family Origin

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Lindau Family Occupations

What did your Lindau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lindau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Lindau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lindau family was Liquor Dealer. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lindau.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    14%
  • Liquor Dealer

    14%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lindau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lindau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lindau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lindau. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lindau. For the veterans among your Lindau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lindau Life Expectancy

What is the average Lindau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lindau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Lindau in 1962 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lindau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lindau ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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